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What are 3-D Printed PCBs

For those in urgent need of printed circuit boards for prototypes and other purposes, PCB Trace Technologies Inc  suggests 3-D printed boards. It is much faster to make 3-D printed circuit boards compared to methods using traditional technologies. 3-D printing is more versatile, and produces significant cost savings while being able to produce more complex […]

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All About Flex PCBs for LED Strips

According to PCB Trace, the electronic industry classifies printed circuit boards as different types that include single-, double-, and multi-layer boards of rigid, flexible, rigid-flex PCBs, and metal clad PCBs. For instance, flex PCBs for creating soft light strips are very common. LED light strips are a popular decorative feature that has benefited from technological […]

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Soldering Techniques in PCB Assembly

PCB Trace fabricates and assembles various types of printed circuit boards. Depending on the board technology under use, we select the most optimal method of soldering technology. The primary aim of soldering is to anchor the electronic components on the board. Anchoring the components to the board by soldering serves two purposes. One, fixing each […]

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Guide to Metal Core PCBs

Among the several types of printed circuit boards that PCB Trace makes for the electronics industry, is the MCPCB or metal core PCB. These are special types of boards formulated from various metals. The type of metal the board uses depends on its application, and this makes them very popular for various industrial uses. As […]

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What are Solder Mask Defined Pads

PCB Trace makes various types of printed circuit boards, ranging from single- to double- and multi-layered boards. With most designs of electronic equipment reducing in form, the use of smaller and finer-pitched components has increased substantially. PCB thickness is reducing, and soldering pads on PCBs are reducing in size to keep up with the smaller […]

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Flow of Manufacturing Processes in Surface Mounting Technology

In the manufacturing process of electronic circuits, “surface mounting” is an important process for attaching electronic components to printed circuit boards. In this article, we are going to read how the surface mount manufacturing process works. What is surface mounting? Surface mounting is a typical method of attaching components to a printed circuit board. In the past, […]

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Circuit Board Vs. Semiconductors

PCB Trace Technologies Inc makes high quality PCBs or printed circuit boards for the electronics industry. In common parlance, the industry also calls these circuit boards. To make the circuit boards function the way they are intended to, the boards require mounting components on them. These components can be passive and/or active. Component manufacturers typically […]

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The Future of Electric Cars – Why PCBs Matter?

The development and manufacture of vehicles has always needed some printed circuit boards or PCBs. According to PCB Trace, with the advent of electric vehicles, the role that PCBs play has increased tremendously, especially for the advancement of the technology in electric cars. A core part of the automotive industry requires the use of PCBs, […]

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How are Advanced PCBs Different from Standard PCBs

Printed circuit boards or PCBs use electroplated through-holes and heat and flame-resistant high dimensional stability substrates for various electrical and electronic products. With the advancement of semiconductor technology, components are getting physically smaller, and the demand for compact products with higher functionality is also on the rise. According to PCB Trace Technologies Inc, there is […]

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Advantages of Using IPC Standards for PCBs

PCB Trace offers some guidelines for PCB assembly standards to follow for ensuring a successful project. We also reveal some benefits for assemblers from using the IPC standards. IPC or the Institute for Printed Circuits is also known as the Association Connecting Electronics Industries. This non-profit organization develops or publishes standards for guiding the procurement […]

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Improving Flex PCB Flexibility

According to PCB Trace Technologies Inc, flexibility is a major critical element in the design of flexible circuits. Flexibility is the primary reason users look for in flexible circuits. This may be an application involving one-time bending, or the application may require the circuit to bend in infinite cycles. To conform to these requirements, the […]

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What is Cold Solder & How to Prevent it

Unskilled technicians and manufacturers often encounter a common issue in printed circuit board assembly known as a cold solder. The result is a substandard product that does not perform according to expectations and definitely falls short of customer satisfaction. Being one of the most essential steps in assembling PCBs, an ineffective execution can lead not […]

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What are Miniaturized Printed Circuit Boards

In the recent past, there has been a proliferation of new electronic applications that demand smaller form factors, smaller packages, lower power consumption, along with improved and increased functionality. This not only requires better embedded signal processing, but also superior imaging interfaces and power management. In addition, all the above requires integration within tighter dimensions […]

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Ensuring Quality of Solder Joints

For any successful printed circuit board (PCB) assembly, it is imperative to have quality solder joints. PCB Trace Technologies Inc recommends understanding the factors that affect solder joint quality, as this allows proper troubleshooting of problems and producing reliable electronics. The proper wetting and spreading of molten solder on copper pads and component leads determines […]

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All You Wanted to Know About Micro-Vias

Almost all electronic equipment contain a PCB or printed circuit board for providing a mounting space for various electronic components. Apart from a safe and sturdy mounting arrangement for the components, a PCB also provides pathways that electrically connect them, thereby allowing them to function together. With the advancement of electronics, form factors of electronic […]

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Future of Circuit Boards – Green PCBs

Industries play a strong role in affecting the environment. This includes the electronic industry as well. This is evident from the traditional printed circuit board manufacturing methods, as they have a number of processes that release high-emission chemicals. Besides adding to the global electronic waste, these chemicals impact the environment as well as human health. […]

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Different Layers on a PCB

PCB Trace Technologies Inc makes various types of high-quality printed circuit boards for the electronics industry. These boards range from single-sided to double-sided and multi-layered. They also range from rigid boards to rigid-flex to flexible printed circuit boards. Our versatile boards are useful for a vast range of frequencies and are capable of handling very […]

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Manual Soldering in SMT Assembly of PCB Components

Following the trend all over the world, printed circuit board manufacturing and assembly at PCB Trace. has also changed over to the surface mount technology or SMT. This is due to the tangible benefits that PCB components like SMCs offer such as reduced space, reduced costs, improved electrical performance, and improvements in quality and reliability. […]

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Why are Printed Circuit Board Necessary and How to Design Them?

Opening any modern electronic equipment reveals a huge number of tiny components placed on a board. When closely examined, several tracks on the board lead to and from the components. The most common example of this is a computer motherboard—several hundred components crammed onto a board measuring roughly 23 x 23 cm. The board holds […]

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